The Milwaukee Bucks are your 2020-21 NBA champions!
Giannis Antetokounmpo delivered one of the best performances in NBA Finals history to bring the Bucks their first championship since 1971! He dominated from start to finish, pouring in 50 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks on 16-of-25 from the field and 17-of-19 at the free throw line.
If you missed any of the action, we've got you covered with all the scores, news, updates and highlights below.
Bucks vs. Suns Game 6 - live updates, scores, stats and highlights
FINAL: Bucks 105, Suns 98
- And that's it, the Bucks are the NBA champions!
The closing call as the @Bucks become 2020-21 NBA Champions, capturing their 1st title in 50 years! #ThatsGame pic.twitter.com/fzG2A1wc0m- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
- Antetokounmpo records the first 50-point NBA Finals closeout game since Bob Pettit in 1958.
50-point Finals games in NBA history:- StatMuse (@statmuse) July 21, 2021
Giannis Antetokounmpo pic.twitter.com/zGncMd9IQ0
- After the Suns cut the deficit to four, Khris Middleton comes up CLUTCH, knocking down the off balance jumper to extend the lead to six in the final minute. Has he sealed the title?
"Khris Middleton, another clutch shot in these playoffs!"- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
56.9 left in Game 6 on ABC pic.twitter.com/2zlZfQgNi7
- Antetokounmpo is picking up Chris Paul on the defensive end as the Suns offence grinds to a halt.
- Another HUGE block from Antetokounmpo on Booker. That's his fifth of the night. He is doing everything for the Bucks!
🚫 5 BLOCKS NOW FOR GIANNIS 🚫- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
He's also up to 43 points in Game 6 on ABC 🤯 pic.twitter.com/bLOHqjtI3S
- Giannis buries two free throws to make it 41 points on the night (14-of-15). This his is third 40-point game of the Finals. Bucks lead 88-84 with 8:03 to go.
- Jrue Holiday buries the triple, but Chirs Paul answers right back with an and-1.
CP3, and-1!- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
He's got 20.. 2-point game in the 4th Q on ABC pic.twitter.com/VwMk8Ko2ga
- Bobby Portis is causing havoc in the fourth quarter, with two straight buckets to start the period. he's up to 14 points.
End of third quarter: Bucks 77, Suns 77
We've got a grandstand finish coming up as we head into the fourth quarter all square.
The third quarter belonged to Giannis Antetokounmpo as he poured in 20 points in the period. He's scored 33 points and has made the Suns pay at the free throw line, going 12-of-13.
Giannis GOES OFF for 20 points in the 3Q. 😳- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
He's got 37 in the game.. we are tied entering the 4Q on ABC! #NBAFinals pic.twitter.com/dUGCPK9eZd
- Hello Kaminsky
After not playing in the last two games, Frank Kaminsky has given the Suns some solid minutes off the bench tonight, thwogin down the two-handed jam to cut the deficit to two points.
Booker sets up Kaminsky 🔨- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
2-point game late in the 3Q on ABC pic.twitter.com/lQuZVX3XOg
- BROOK LOPEZ
- The Bucks big man scores is finding his offensive touch with a string of buckets. He brought the house down with this HUGE jam to put them up 64-61 with 5:30 to go in the quarter.
BROOK LOPEZ HAMMER 🤯🤯🤯- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
DROP EVERYTHING NOW AND GET TO ABC pic.twitter.com/3vrRxosOac
- Antetokounmpo is going right at Ayton, getting downhill on consecutive posessions. He knocks down his seventh free throw of the night to put the Bucks back in front 56-55 .
- Booker has the mid-range working early in the second half, knocking down back-to-back tough jumpers to keep the Suns in front.
Tough bucket from Book. @Suns 55@Bucks 50#NBAFinals on ABC pic.twitter.com/wqrubDWxx0- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
- Giannis for three!
Giannis for three.. he's up to 23 early in the 3rd quarter on ABC! pic.twitter.com/W7p2c01JJi- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
Half-time: Suns 47, Bucks 42
After trailing by 13 points at the end of the first quarter, the Suns outscore the Bucks 31-13 in the second to go into half-time up five.
Chris Paul came to life in the second qaurter, aggressively attacking the pick-and-roll to get to his sweet spo from mid-range. He leads the Suns with 13 points and four assists, while Cam payne has given the secod unit a spark with 10 points off the bench!
Antetokoumpo leads the Bucks with 17 points and seven rebounds, while Bobby Portis has 10 off the bench.
- Giannis swats Booker's jumper for his third block of the half.
Giannis blocks Booker!! pic.twitter.com/FXzoD03Y57- Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
- Here come the Suns! They lead 39-36 with 3:11 to go in the first half.
19-4 @Suns run to take the lead on ABC 🔥 pic.twitter.com/ZQav6TtNyt- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
- Chris Paul going to work in isolation to blow by Pat Connaughten for the layup and we have a tie game at 33-33 with 5:33 remaining.
- The Suns have picked things up on the defensive end, getting out in transition for some easier baskets. Mikal Bridges' off ball activity has been huge early in the quarter.
- Phoenix hits back.
The Suns open the second quarter on an 8-0 run, with Cam Payne getting off five quick points.
- Bucks in six?
Milwaukee legend Brandon Jennings is in the house!
Bucks Legend, Brandon Jennings, is here!! pic.twitter.com/85RnVTj4GQ- Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
End of first quarter: Bucks 29, Suns 16
After a slow start the Bucks took control in the first quarter, shooting 11-of-23 from the field, led by 10 points and six rebounds from Giannis Antetokounmpo, while Middleton added seven.
The Suns struggled to find their shot, connecting on just 7-of-24 from the field with five turnovers.
- Giannis putting on the moves.
BBQ Chicken. pic.twitter.com/INPsMOtb7n- Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
- Bobby Portis came to play
The Bucks reserve knocks down two quick triples to extend their lead. He's been a huge spark plug off the bench throughout the Finals.
BGB (NBA Finals Edition). pic.twitter.com/NCmgSJnvgH- Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
- Middleton's hyped
The Bucks guard has been energetic early, leading all scorers with seven points after the breakaway dunk.
Khris Middleton breakaway! 💨- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
He's got 7 straight @Bucks points on ABC. pic.twitter.com/UUZvFcRAge
- It's been a nervy start to Game 6 with both teams struggling to find their shot through the opening four minuts. Bucks lead 6-2 with 8:00 minutes to go in the first.
- Giannis doing it on both ends
Giannis defense to Giannis offense!- NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2021
Game 6 underway on ABC 🍿 pic.twitter.com/98OuLO27uf
Giannis and Khris getting work in ahead of tip-off.
Giannis & Middleton putting in pregame work 💪 pic.twitter.com/ya0hLHg2RA- NBA TV (@NBATV) July 21, 2021
The Deer District is PACKED!
Deer District a couple hours before tip!- NBA (@NBA) July 20, 2021
Game 6: 9:00pm/et on ABC pic.twitter.com/c3TEP0E13F
Re-live the Holiday-Antetokounmpo game-winning alley-oop from Game 5.
"The winning play of the game."- NBA (@NBA) July 20, 2021
A special #PhantomCam view of Jrue Holiday's clutch steal and alley-oop to Giannis late in Game 5! #ThatsGame @Bucks lead 3-2... Game 6 tips tonight at 9pm/et on ABC pic.twitter.com/DTJVJnh4rY
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